Northern Farm: A Glorious Year on a Small Maine Farm

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Thorndike Press, Jul 1, 1999 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Among the blue-white shadows and graceful curves of freshly fallen snow, the first rains of spring, and the quiet of an early summer morning, Beston brings the reader into an inescapable alliance with the natural world. He translates the philosophy of the Maine farmer into terms as applicable in Manhattan as on the Kennebec. Northern Farm is among the great classics of American nature writing.

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User Review  - Donna Gabbard - Goodreads

I love reading about living in Maine. I'm ready to brave the biting flies and the biting, cold months. Okay, I'll settle for a 1 or 2 week visit if I can't move there. Read full review

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User Review  - Carmen - Goodreads

Although the story was written over half a century ago it resonates with things that could be said today. Henry Beston writes about his life, one year in the life of his farm. We get to know the ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Henry Beston (1888-1968) wrote many books, including "White Pine and Blue Water, Northern Farm, "and "The St. Lawrence,"

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